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ABOUT THE FUND

Rural Innovation Fund is the loan contributing to the development of scalable and commercially viable innovations which result in improved livelihood of smallholder farmers through improved access to financial services and better integration in agricultural value chains in Tanzania

The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania has provided funding for the establishment of the Rural Innovation Fund (RIF). RIF is a project designed by the Market Infrastructure, Value Addition and Rural Finance (MIVARF), a Programme which is implemented by the Prime Minister’s Office. Further, the Government appointed Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank (TADB) to be the Administrator of the Fund.

The objective is to contribute to development of scalable and commercially viable innovations which result in improved livelihood of smallholder farmers through improved access to financial services and better integration in agricultural value chains in Tanzania through provision of financial support to incentivize development of innovations by organizations with the adequate capacity to innovate and strategy to scale up and commercialize successful innovations.

The RIF is expected to support directly, the plans, concepts, ideas and initiatives to test new innovative approaches, methods and services in rural areas for the benefit of rural population.

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